Tan Su Mei 2019
Writing by Others > 2019

Tan Su Mei is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honors) in Social Practice at Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne University. She wrote this essay about my art for an assignment, and kindly agreed to let me publish it here. In addition to being a student, Su Mei is also an artist, art… Read more

Performances > 2016

Street performance at Puncak Purnama protest gathering on 16 Aug 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, in collaboration with Intan Rafiza and  Aisyah Baharuddin. We stood holding each other’s arms, gradually increasing our grip until we were hurting each other. I could see my hand turn purple around Aisyah’s wrist, and I felt her iron grip on mine.… Read more

Rainmaker Frog, 2016, Linocut print on Thai mulberry paper, Edition of 20, 39 x 29cm
Exhibitions > 2016

July 23  -  August 14 2016 Run Amok Gallery, Penang A pair of elephants, departing. An eagle in a tree, yearning to be free. Terrapins with soup-bowl shells, eyeless fish owls, Malaysia as a pair of giant mudskippers. “Local Fauna (in progress!)” was an exhibition of animal-themed linocut prints by Sharon Chin, produced to accompany… Read more

Press > 2016

Article in The Star, 7 Aug 2016, about Local Fauna (In Progress!) at Run Amok Gallery, an exhibition of linocut prints based on Zedeck Siew’s short stories about fantastic flora and fauna. Read more

Press > 2016

This is a nice, wide-ranging interview with Dhiyanah Hassan, art editor of Burning House Press online magazine, and fellow artist-writer. Some excerpts below, and you can read the whole thing here. It was published on 4 July 2016.